Eastern Launches HOS Renaisance OSV

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has delivered Offshore Support Vessel ‘HOS Renaisance’ to Hornbeck Offshore Services.

The vessel was delivered to its owner on November 15. The HOS RENAISSANCE HOSMAX 300 is a 292’ diesel electric powered, Z-Drive and DP2 vessel.

The vessel is the third of four vessels designated as the HOSMAX  300 series by Hornbeck Offshore and are Diesel-Electric powered, twin Z-drive propelled  OSV’s measuring 292’x64’x24’-6”. These high-tech vessels feature four Caterpillar 3516C  16-cylinder turbo-charged Tier III diesel generator engines each rated at 1,825 kW at  1,800 rpm.

Main propulsion power is provided by two GE Energy furnished Hyundai 2,500 kW 690VAC electric motors driving two Schottel SRP 2020 FP Z-Drives with nozzles rated at 2,500 kW at 1,025 rpm each for a total of 6,704 Hp. Schottel also provides two STT 4 fixed pitch tunnel thrusters rated at 1,180 kW at 1,170 rpm, each with direct coupled Hyundai 690VAC electric motors. GE Energy Power Conversions provides the complete system integrated diesel electric package, including the propulsion and thruster drives, motors, control systems, DP system, switchboards, motor control centers, automation and navigation/ communication electronics. These vessels are
capable of a maximum speed of 14 knots with a cruising speed of 12 knots. The fully integrated bridge is arranged for increased visibility and features the latest technology in navigation, communication equipment.

November 18, 2013

 

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